The FL Restaurant With The "Best" Burger Smokes its Meats On-Site & Is Similarly Priced To Fast FoodL. CaneNewsBreak Contributor
Watch As A Barefoot Runner Wins The Key Largo Bridge RunSouth Florida ReporterNewsBreak Contributor
Rescue at Sea: US Coast Guard Saves 34 MigrantsKR NewsNewsBreak Contributor
KEY LARGO’S NEW ZOOMIES PET VILLAS OFFERS BOARDING & TRAINING
For pet owners and caretakers, it’s more than just a “fun job playing with dogs.”. It’s a job that doesn’t have an end time as you are always thinking or worrying about them. Pet owners can understand the importance of making sure they are in good care, and so so does Nelly Rivera, owner of the new pet destination Zoomies in Key Largo.
Traffic Stop in Islamorada Leads to Drug Arrest and Child Welfare Concerns
A South Florida woman faces charges of drug possession and child endangerment after a traffic stop led to the discovery of cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, and her one-year-old child in her vehicle.
Key Colony Beach Virus Update: Latest Wastewater Sampling Results - December 04, 2023
City of Key Colony Beach Overview of 3 main virus being tracked by CDC and State of Florida Health Department: Covid-19 – Low levels, slight increase/plateauing in Southeast Florida/Monroe County. Influenza A H1N1 – overall State is increasing; Florida considered a High level. RSV – decreasing. Specific data for Key Colony Beach – wastewater sampling Please click below for the complete report.Visit here for more details.
Water quality results elicit varying opinions
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary’s Water Quality Protection Program (WQPP) Steering Committee conducted a detailed overview of the Florida Keys’ nearshore water quality protection on Nov. 29. The purpose was to review the ongoing efforts associated with Florida Keys’ water quality and marine resources, and consider resilience efforts and activities relevant to the program. An overarching goal was to share the science associated with the impact of shallow wastewater injection wells on surface waters and understand alternative methods for disposal. ...
Local Runners Shine in Annual Key Largo Bridge Run
The annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run took place in the Upper Florida Keys and the eastern edges of the Florida Everglades. Around 500 runners participated in the race which included several 5k divisions. It was held over the 65-foot-high Jewfish Creek Bridge, the gateway to the Florida Keys. The bridge is a part of the 18-Mile Stretch, a segment of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. This highway connects mainland South Florida with Key Largo.
Dolphins win home debut to claim first varsity victory for Murphy
During a coaching career that spans nearly two decades at Marathon High, including nine consecutive trips to the FHSAA cross country State Championships, leading the creation of the Dolphins’ track and field program, and countless wins on the pitch in boys and girls soccer, Jim Murphy can now add his first victory with the boys basketball program to the list as, in his third game as the ‘Fins new hoops coach, they scored a 61-23 triumph on Friday, Dec. 1, on the Middle School campus. ...
12-12-2023 Beautification Committee Meeting
Located at the City of Key Colony Beach’s temporary meeting place at the Key Colony Inn Banquet Room, 700 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, Florida &. a. Beautification Meeting Minutes October 10th, 2023. b. Beautification Meeting Minutes November 14, 2023. 6. BUDGET UPDATE. a. November Budget Report. b....
FLORIDA KEYS CELTIC FESTIVAL TO FEATURE LIVE MUSIC, CULTURE AND FUN JAN. 6-7
Celtic culture, music, food and history will be celebrated at the annual Florida Keys Celtic Festival, a favorite family event in the Middle Keys set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6-7, 2024. The traditional Kilts in the Keys lead-in to the festival weekend spreads out to two Marathon locations Friday...
Taste the Caribbean in Marathon: The Top 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Caribbean restaurants in Marathon. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
The gas price fluctuate between $2.87 and $2.97 in Key Largo as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
BOATS TO ILLUMINATE BLACKWATER SOUND FOR ANNUAL KEY LARGO BOAT PARADE
Boats decked in holiday cheer and decorated to the “Christmas Around The World” theme will illuminate Key Largo’s Blackwater Sound during the annual Key Largo Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 9. Presented by the Key Largo Sunset Rotary Club, the evening will culminate with a fireworks display...
Sheriff: Man beat teen daughter in Keys after argument over her ‘dating Black males’
LAYTON, Fla. – Deputies arrested a man at a Florida Keys resort on an aggravated child abuse charge after they said a verbal argument over his 15-year-old daughter’s dating preferences escalated Tuesday night. According to jail records, William Douglas Burks, 50, of Carleton, Michigan, was arrested just before...
INAUGURAL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S IN ISLAMORADA IS DEC. 10
Nicky Laak’s mother Ann was first diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in 2015. Soon after came the devastating news: Ann had Alzheimer’s disease. Today, 81-year old Ann lives at Oasis at the Keys Nursing and Rehab in Tavernier. “After about four years of caring for her at home,...
Keys author Tim Dorsey passes
The Florida Keys has lost another great writer, as celebrated Florida author and Islamorada resident Tim Dorsey died at his Keys home. Dorsey was the author of more than two dozen books set in Florida. He was 62 when he died on Sunday, Nov. 26. Dorsey was born in Indiana, moved to Florida at age 1 and graduated from Auburn University in 1983. From 1983 to 1987, he was a...
DOLPHIN RESEARCH CENTER’S ‘TURSI’ CELEBRATES GOLDEN BIRTHDAY
Grassy Key’s Dolphin Research Center is home to one of the oldest cetaceans in human care as Tursi, the first calf ever born at the facility, celebrated her 50th birthday on Nov. 26. Named after the scientific name for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), but informally nicknamed “Whopper” for her impressive size, the center’s matriarch is the offspring of Little Bit and Mr. Gipper, two dolphins that starred in the original 1963 “Flipper” film. In honor of her birthday, the center hosted a live-streamed celebration, complete with presents, party hats, banners, balloons and time spent with her trainers and an adoring public. Happy birthday from the Weekly, Tursi!
Valhalla Island Resort under development by Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris
MARATHON, Fla. – Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris recently presented his plans for the oceanfront Valhalla Island Resort. . Valhalla Island is one of the largest resort properties in the Florida Keys, spanning more than 175 acres and including a mile of beachfront property. Much of Morris’ inspiration...
Keys celebrate McDonald's life
There will be a Celebration of Life for Florida Keys Mosquito Control Commissioner Tom McDonald at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. at the Murray E. Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Highway, in Key Largo. McDonald died earlier this month following a bicycling accident while visiting family out of state. Commissioner McDonald represented the Key Largo vicinity since he was first elected to the Mosquito Control District Board from 1995 1998. He was re-elected in 2015, and has served as the District 5 Commissioner since that time, according to district spokesman Chad Huff. McDonald had about three years left in his term, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will have to appoint a person to fill the Upper Keys seat. Those interested in filling the vacancy can find information on the appointment process at https://www.flgov.com/appointments/.
Two Miami-Dade women accept ride to Keys, then steal driver's Buick during bathroom break
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (CBS12) — Two women from the Miami-Dade area were arrested in Islamorada after stealing a car on Sunday. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office (MCSO), 20-year-old Zaryanna Marshall, of Miami-Gardens, and 18-year-old Yemilla Lucas, of Florida City, were both charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle.
LET'S GET IT STARTED
It was not the ideal leadup to the season-opener for the Coral Shores High girls basketball team, as storm-related maintenance issues limited gym usage for more than a week, and along with the Thanksgiving break, the Lady ’Canes have had limited practice time before hosting Florida Christian on Thursday, Nov. 30, in Tavernier. “They didn’t make excuses and worked so hard to be ready to play games,” said Coral Shores coach Jarrod Mandozzi. “We practiced two mornings over Thanksgiving break at 9 a.m. using half...
MARATHON TO SEEK PUBLIC INPUT ON COMMUNITY PARK & SKATE PARK DEC. 7
The city of Marathon, along with Platform Group, will be holding a public meeting to receive feedback on the master plan for Marathon Community Park on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and anyone with interests in sporting...